Investigation into interdependent environmental and human cultural systems. Traditional agroecologies and subsistence strategies; contemporary problems of resource management, social equity, political ecology, and sustainable development.
Knowledge and Skills Developed:
- Knowledge of the fundamental adaptive strategies of human populations.
- Understanding of the complex relationships between culture and environmental management and use.
- Appreciation of the diversity and complexity of human-environmental interactions through time.
- Critically interpret contemporary issues related to ecology and culture, in oral and written form.